Is there Partial Social Security Disability?

Our firm sometimes gets calls relating to Partial Disability Claims.  Sometimes a Claimant may feel they are eligible for this because they are no longer able to perform a previous job, are now working at a much reduced rate of pay, or will be out of work for a few months due to their medical […]

Returning to Work During a Pandemic

Effects of Coronavirus on Social Security Disability Cases

After being out of the workplace due to businesses closing, furloughs, caring for children whose schools were shuttered, caring for loved ones, or due to working remotely, many Floridians have now returned to the office and are back to work in a traditional sense (although whether or not there is anything traditional during this very […]

“What Does a Medical Provider Do When They Bill the Wrong Insurer?”

Pip Insurers Have A Duty To Pre-authorize Treatment

One of the most common issues that medical providers run into is billing the wrong PIP insurer.  Many times, the patient will give the medical provider the wrong information on who their proper PIP insurer is.  This can have a profound effect on the bottom line of a small business.  If a medical provider bills […]

Are COVID-19 Tests Reimbursable Under PIP?

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the everyday lives of many people have changed.  The legal world is no different.  While people grasp with new ways of doing things, the legal world is having a whole host of new issues that come up. One question we have been getting frequently is whether COVID-19 tests are reimbursable under PIP.  […]

Has the Social Security Judge Denied Your Claim

If a person receives an Unfavorable decision letter after their hearing before the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), they can appeal their case to the Appeals Council. You are given 60 days to appeal your case and the Appeals Council will decide if the Judge erred and if the decision was made according to the law. […]

Material Misrepresentation without the Misrepresentation

Material Misrepresentation without the Misrepresentation

Some low-budget insurers target segments of South Florida’s population where English is a second language. The scam by insurance companies works as follows: First, the individual goes to an insurance agency to obtain PIP insurance for their automobile. The insured pays their premium and believe they have automobile insurance to cover their medical expenses if they […]

State Farm’s 9810A Policy Before Supreme Court of Florida

State Farm's 9810A Policy Before Supreme Court of Florida

Before the Supreme Court of Florida is the case of MRI Associates of Tampa, Inc., Etc. vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. At issue is whether the 9810A policy unambiguously elected to reimburse at 80 percent of the schedule of maximum charges. The case is an appeal from the 2nd DCA’s decision in which […]

Effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Social Security Disability Cases

Effects of Coronavirus on Social Security Disability Cases

As we face a healthcare pandemic, many people wonder what will happen with their Social Security Disability case and benefits. The good news is your services will not be stopped or suspended, nor will upcoming hearings. As of March 17, 2020, all Social Security Offices are closed to the public, but if you have an […]

“Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation”

Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation

As more and  more businesses are shuttering their doors due to the Coronavirus pandemic, employees and employers are left with many unanswered questions regarding what is going to happen in terms of what benefits the employees and employers may be entitled to stave off the negative financial impact that this will have on everyone’s lives. […]

“Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE and Workers Compensation”

“Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE

As the Big Game has come and went and another football season behind us, most of us outside of Kansas City are left to wonder what changes our team could have made to have been in the hunt and come away with that trophy. However, in recent years, there has been another story permeating away […]